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“I had known Dolores and Roland for many years. It started with me selling them new cars in Trucks in the early 80's and mushroomed into a longtime...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Kemna - Spirit Lake, IA

“Very sorry to hear about your Mom. Our Grandpa was Romaine (Bud) Kathman from Spirit Lake, IA. Our Mom was Sharon, she passed away in 1986. I...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Kelly Schram and Kevin Dobson - CO

“Dear Sue, Denny and Family, We are thinking of you during these difficult days. We have made a donation to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Doug, Bonnie, and family

“The Wikert Families: We are so sorry to hear of Dolores passing. We had alot of good times with your family and the memories will not be forgotten....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy - Papillion, NE - cousin

“Angie and Terry, So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Keep the memories close to your heart - wishing you peace at this...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Lisa Rosburg

“We are so sorry for your loss. We feel lucky that we got the chance to know your mother, she was a wonderful lady. Angie - The loss of your mother...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cari and Matt Andera - Canton, SD

“We are so sorry for your loss. We feel lucky that we got the chance to know your mother, she was a wonderful lady. Angie - The loss of your mother...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Cari and Matt Andera - Canton, SD

“Family of Delores. What a great Lady, and friend. I remember all sorts of fun we used to have growing up and all being in Ringsted. I rejoice...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Becky (Howe) Sturm - Medial Lake , WA


Dolores Lorraine (Kathman) Wikert, the daughter of Joseph T. and Nettie (Schubbe) Kathman, was born March 6, 1928, in Lake Park, Iowa. Dolores passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013, at Touchmark at All Saints in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the age of 84.

As a child Dolores moved to Graettinger, Iowa with her family and graduated from Graettinger High School in 1945.

On June 28, 1945, Dolores was united in marriage to Roland Wikert. The couple made their home and began to raise their family in the Graettinger area, where they were engaged in farming. In 1969, the couple moved to Ringsted where they owned and operated Wikert's Royal Blue Grocery Store. After the couple sold the grocery store, Dolores continued to work in the business until her retirement. In her leisure time she enjoyed traveling, going to casino's, dancing, especially the two-step. She loved Elvis Presley, the Green Bay Packers, especially her hero Brett Favre. She was well known for being a great cook, would cook for whomever and was famous for her sweet pickles, potato salad, chicken and noodles.

Dolores was a member of United Lutheran Church in Ringsted.

Left to cherish Dolores' memory are her children, Gary Wikert and his wife, Gale of Crossville, Tennesse; James Wikert and his wife, Alinda of Dallas, Texas; Susan Boothroy and her husband, Dennis of Parker, Colorado; William Wikert and his wife, Joey of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; Angela Wikert and Terry Clabaugh of Canton, South Dakota; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and her special dog, Charlie.

She has been preceded in death by her husband; son, Roland "Pep;" one grandson; her parents; three sisters and two brothers.

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